C. Herbert Gilliland


C. Herbert Gilliland grew up mostly in Florida and graduated from the University of Florida. He now teaches at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and is a retired naval reserve captain. Although his Ph.D. is in English Literature, his interests in recent years have turned to matters connected with naval history.

The Author

Selected Works

Naval History
Master’s Mate John Lawrence aboard USS Yorktown with the African Squadron in the 1840s.
“The most personally revealing life study ever made of a modern flag officer.”
--Michael Gannon